ART 183 - Introduction to Art Therapy at Southside Virginia Community College

Course Description

Effective: 2014-01-01

Introduces the history of art therapy, contemporary approaches and various settings in which art therapy may occur. Provides instruction in the use of art materials in therapy, dynamics of the creative process, and psychological theory. Reviews educational steps leading to a successful career in art therapy.
Credits - 3. Lecture - 3 hours. Total - 3 hours per week.
3 credits

General Course Purpose

Required for the approved Specialization in Pre-Art Therapy. Course provides an overview for students aspiring to work in the field of counseling and art therapy.

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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